As he landed on his feet at the baseline after going up for the shot with Japeth Aguilar on his way, he heard cheers.
Turns out, the jubilation wasn’t meant for the Bolts.
“I didn’t see it,” Durham recalled. “I thought it went in and I heard people cheering.”...
MANILA, Philippines – A historic conference ended in heartbreak for the Meralco Bolts on Wednesday, when Justin Brownlee's three-pointer found the bottom of the net at the buzzer of Game 6 of the 2016 PBA Governors' Cup Finals.
The Bolts, who scrapped their way from a 1-10 record in the All-Filipino Cup to make their first ever Finals appearance in the final conference of the season, could only stare in disbelief as the Gin Kings and their fans celebrated around them at the Araneta Coliseum.
The 91-88 win had given Ginebra its first crown in eight years, and denied the Bolts a chance to force a Game 7....
“I’m proud. I don’t even think proud does that justice. Saying our guys come in the gym and be there early and stay late, that’s what it’s all about,” he said on Wednesday following the Bolts’ 91-88 Game 6 heartbreak.
While it would’ve been great to bring home the crown to wrap up his comeback season, the former league Most Valuable Player said that seeing the Bolts grow through the course of the year is already a blessing for the team moving forward....
That's what Justin Brownlee and the rest of Barangay Ginebra did on Wednesday night when they overcame Meralco in Game 6 of the PBA Governors' Cup Final with a pulsating 91-88 victory to end a title drought that started in 2008.
The score was tied 88-all with 5.5 seconds remaining when Brownlee took matters in his own hands and started a play that would put him in the annals of Barangay Ginebra history and lore....
A special draft for the players included in the Gilas program will be held to pave the way for their entry into the PBA.
In a joint presser Wednesday during halftime of the PBA Finals Game 6, Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas president Al Panlilio and members of the PBA board led by Commissioner Chito Narvasa announced the agreement between two basketball bodies.
“The PBA has shown its commitment to the SBP and its support for the Gilas program,” said Panlilio. “There is full commitment from the two institutions.”...
|Team History (Last 10 Conferences)|
|2015-2016 Governors' Cup||13||10||0.565||Runner-up|
|2015-2016 Commissioners' Cup||11||6||0.647||4th|
|2015-2016 Philippine Cup||1||10||0.091||12th|
|2014-2015 Governors' Cup||6||7||0.462||7th|
|2014-2015 Commissioners' Cup||8||8||0.500||4th|
|2014-2015 Philippine Cup||7||6||0.538||6th|
|2013-2014 Governors' Cup||3||6||0.333||9th|
|2013-2014 Commissioners' Cup||6||6||0.500||7th|
|2013-2014 Philippine Cup||5||10||0.333||9th|
|2012-2013 Governors' Cup||7||7||0.500||3rd|